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    • Lansing - Michigan Avenue looking toward Capitol

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1960-1970 of Michigan Avenue looking towards the state capitol in Lansing, Michigan. On the right is the Bank of Lansing Building (now the Comerica Bank Building), built in 1932.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); Michigan State Capitol (Lansing, Mich.); Hotel Wentworth (Lansing, Mich.); Comerica Bank Building (Lansing, Mich.); Bank of Lansing Building (Lansing, Mich.); automobiles;...
    • Lansing - Larch Street trunkline intersection

    • Black and white photograph from 1959 showing a "modern trunkline intersection" along Larch Street in Lansing, Michigan. The Michigan Trunkline System is the made up of the interstates and U.S. and state highways in Michigan.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Larch Street (Lansing, Mich.); street scenes; automobiles; signs
    • Dearborn - City limit sign

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1959 of the city limit sign for Dearborn, Michigan
    • Dearborn (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); street scenes; signs; automobiles
    • Detroit - Woodward Avenue and Fort Street

    • Black and white photograph from 1915 of Woodward Avenue at Fort Street in Detroit, Michigan. Streetcars, automobiles and pedestrians share the roads, while buildings hold several advertising signs. The Bagley Memorial Fountain sits on Fort Street,...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Fort Street (Detroit, Mich.); Bagley Memorial Fountain (Detroit, Mich.); Hammond Building (Detroit, Mich.); stores; streetcars; people; automobiles; street scenes; signs
    • Deward - Humorous signpost

    • Black and white photograph of humorous signpost in the ghost town of Deward, Michigan. The town of Deward was founded to liquidate the pine tracts of the town's namesake, D(avid) Ward. When the mills closed in 1912, the town died as well. The town...
    • Deward (Mich.); Crawford County (Mich.); ghost towns; signs; snow; winter scenes
    • Petoskey - Lake Street

    • Color postcard from 1900 of a street scene on Lake Street, with a big welcome sign in the background, in Petoskey, Michigan.
    • Petoskey (Mich.); Emmet County (Mich.); Lake Street (Petoskey, Mich.); street scenes; carriages and coaches; people; storefronts; postcards; signs
    • Idlewild - Paradise Club

    • Color photograph of the Paradise Club in Idlewild, Michigan at night. The Paradise Club hosted such acts as Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, and Louis Armstrong. Idlewild was one of the most popular vacation destinations in Michigan during the first...
    • Idlewild (Mich.); Lake County (Mich.); Paradise Club (Idlewild, Mich.); nightclubs; night scenes; buildings; signs
    • Dearborn - Michigan Avenue entering Dearborn

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1950-1960 of the welcome sign to Dearborn, Michigan on Michigan Avenue/U. S. Route 12 (which was U. S. 112 in Michigan until 1962).
    • Dearborn (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); U.S. Route 12 (Mich.); street scenes; signs; automobiles
    • Lansing - Taylor House on Washington Avenue

    • Black and white photograph of the Taylor House on North Washington Avenue, opposite the Gladmer Theatre in Lansing, Michigan. The poster on the sidewalk is for the circus.
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Taylor House (Lansing, Mich.); Washington Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); buildings; signs; people; dwellings;
    • Lansing - "College Road, Lansing Twp., Ingham Co."

    • Black and white photograph from 1919 showing pedestrians, automobiles and a streetcar on East Michigan Avenue, which connected downtown Lansing, Michigan with Michigan State College (later Michigan State University).
    • Lansing (Mich.); Ingham County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Lansing, Mich.); streetcars; people; street scenes; men; automobiles; signs
    • MS 61-9: George G. Christman Collection  1862-10-05 Letter from Arza Bartholomew

    • Letter from Arza Bartholomew to his parents and wife, Frank Bartholomew, dated October 5, 1862. In this letter, he discusses picket duty, the weather, the health of family and friends, and the newspaper.
    • American Civil War; Arza Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Arza; Frances Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frances; Frank Bartholomew; Bartholomew, Frank; Twenty-first Michigan Infantry; 21st Michigan Infantry; Louisville (Ky.); picket duty; weather; illness;...
    • Detroit - Chicago Boulevard street scene

    • Black and white photograph from circa 1945-1955 of a street scene on Chicago Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan.
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Chicago Boulevard (Detroit, Mich.); automobiles; street scenes; signs;
    • Detroit - Gorski Collection, 3616 & 3633 Michigan Avenue

    • Black and white photograph from 1987 of 3616 and 3633 Michigan Avenue near the intersection of Roosevelt Street in Detroit, Michigan. Part of the J. William Gorski Collection
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); U.S. Route 12 (Mich.); automobiles; laundromats; signs; vacant buildings; street scenes; J. William Gorski Collection;
    • Detroit - Sam's Cut-Rate Department Store at Campus Martius

    • Black and white photograph from 1942 of the Woodward Avenue and Monroe Street intersection at Campus Martius in Detroit, Michigan. The image includes Sam's Cut-Rate Department Store, occupying the old Detroit Opera House building and featuring an...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Woodward Avenue; Monroe Street (Detroit, Mich.); Sam's Cut-Rate Department Store (Detroit, Mich.); Campus Martius (Detroit, Mich.); Old Detroit Opera House (Detroit, Mich.); department stores; street scenes;...
    • Detroit - Crow's Nest at Griswold Street and Michigan Avenue

    • Black and white copy print of a photograph from approximately 1920 showing the traffic signaler's "crow's nest" at the intersection of Griswold Street and Michigan Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. On the right is the corner of the Detroit City Hall...
    • Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Griswold Street (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Avenue (Detroit, Mich.); U.S. Route 12 (Mich.); Majestic Building (Detroit, Mich.); Detroit City Hall (Detroit, Mich.); Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument...


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